Suzanne Schwalb

Suzanne Schwalb - Editor

New York, NY, USA

Editor. Writer. Proofreader. Thoughtful. Conscientious. Seeking non-fiction projects, especially those involving quirky topics.

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Overview

Many years' experience working for employers and clients in Publishing, Marketing, and Advertising. Employers include Peter Pauper Press, Rail Europe, Doubleday Book Clubs, Ingram Book Company, Thomas Nelson, and Abingdon Press. Freelance clients include Doubleday, Chelsea House, Bloom's Literary Criticisms, Facts on File/Infobase Publishing, Thomas Nelson, Pernod-Ricard, Kraft Foods, Celestial Seasonings, Del Monte Foods, Dannon, and healthcare and financial firms, among others. I have co-authored a nonfiction book for Skyhorse Publishing.

Collaboration is key, and clients find me to be caring as well as diligent. I am eager to assist in taking your project to the next level. Storytelling skills are also vital, and I have attended several seminars on the art of story with Robert McKee and completed UCLA's online screenwriting course with Richard Walter.



Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Calendars
Children's - Non-fiction
Education & Reference
History
Travel

Work experience

Senior Editor

Peter Pauper Press
May, 2006 – Present (about 14 years)

Edit, write, and/or compile reference titles, organizers, children's books, calendars, catalogs, and other projects as required. Member of acquisitions committee. Assist in foreign rights sales.

Freelance Writer, Editor, Proofreader

Self-employed
January, 2003 – May, 2006 (over 3 years)

Clients included Chelsea House Publishing, Bloom's Literary Criticism, Facts on File/Infobase Publishing, Pernod-Ricard, Kraft Foods, Celestial Seasonings, Del Monte Foods, among many others. Co-authored nonfiction book for Skyhorse Publishing.

Portfolio (15 selected works)

Our Family Tree

Peter Pauper Press

Family matters. Climb up into your family tree and start exploring its limbs and branches!This friendly organizer will enable you to record the story of your family.Fill-in pages for details about family genealogy, children, relatives, pets, family gatherings, favorites, traits, your world, and much more!Leaf through this book, select a section, and begin!In the end you'll have a keepsake you'... read more

Family matters. Climb up into your family tree and start exploring its limbs and branches!This friendly organizer will enable you to record the story of your family.Fill-in pages for details about family genealogy, children, relatives, pets, family gatherings, favorites, traits, your world, and much more!Leaf through this book, select a section, and begin!In the end you'll have a keepsake you'... read more

The Gardener's Logbook

Peter Pauper Press

Whether you're planning a patio container garden or a backyard veggie patch, this logbook can help.''Plant Log'' pages allow you to track each plant you choose, from its beginnings in your garden through the growing season and beyond.Note successes for next year.Note what didn't work and why, so you won't repeat mistakes.Tuck photos, seed packets, and garden center receipts within the inside b... read more

Whether you're planning a patio container garden or a backyard veggie patch, this logbook can help.''Plant Log'' pages allow you to track each plant you choose, from its beginnings in your garden through the growing season and beyond.Note successes for next year.Note what didn't work and why, so you won't repeat mistakes.Tuck photos, seed packets, and garden center receipts within the inside b... read more

The Book Lover's Journal (Reading Journal, Book Journal, Organizer)

Rene J. Smith

Book lovers! Here is the reading journal youve always wanted. At last, a place to record the books you've read!This sleek journal provides plenty of room to record details of your reading experiences.It also provides space to jot down titles you'd like to read next.Includes pages to list books borrowed, lent, or given (even a place to list books you'd like to give), your book sources, and book... read more

Book lovers! Here is the reading journal youve always wanted. At last, a place to record the books you've read!This sleek journal provides plenty of room to record details of your reading experiences.It also provides space to jot down titles you'd like to read next.Includes pages to list books borrowed, lent, or given (even a place to list books you'd like to give), your book sources, and book... read more

The Little Black Book of Rome: The Timeless Guide to the Eternal City

Live la dolce vita on your very own Roman holiday. You'll discover the best of the Eternal City, including landmarks, museums, and other highlights, plus places to eat, drink, shop, and stay, with extra coverage of "Top Picks" attractions. 222 pages plus 9 fold-out maps.

Live la dolce vita on your very own Roman holiday. You'll discover the best of the Eternal City, including landmarks, museums, and other highlights, plus places to eat, drink, shop, and stay, with extra coverage of "Top Picks" attractions. 222 pages plus 9 fold-out maps.

The Little Black Book of San Francisco, 2013 Edition

Marlene Goldman

2013 Edition. From Alcatraz to Fisherman's Wharf, Chinatown, Haight-Ashbury, and beyond, here's what to see and do, and where to eat, drink, shop, stay, and play in this gem of a city. Author/journalist Marlene Goldman has written four books, including Art/Shop/Eat San Francisco.* Organized by district* Quick-reference subsections describe landmarks, arts and culture, dining, nightlife, shoppi... read more

2013 Edition. From Alcatraz to Fisherman's Wharf, Chinatown, Haight-Ashbury, and beyond, here's what to see and do, and where to eat, drink, shop, stay, and play in this gem of a city. Author/journalist Marlene Goldman has written four books, including Art/Shop/Eat San Francisco.* Organized by district* Quick-reference subsections describe landmarks, arts and culture, dining, nightlife, shoppi... read more

The Little Black Book of Florence & Tuscany: The Essential Guide to the Land of the Renaissance and Rolling Hills (Little Black Books (Peter Pauper Hardcover)) (Hardback) - Common

Illustrated by Kerren Barbas Steckler By (author) Vesna Neskow

2011 Edition. With user-friendly fold-out maps and insider tips, this pocket guide takes you to the best that Florence and Tuscany have to offer. Heres what to see and do, and where to eat, drink, shop, and stayfrom the City of Flowers to the rolling hills and medieval towns beyond! Top Picks direct you to not-to-be-missed attractions, and handy Notes pages are included to jot down all your fa... read more

2011 Edition. With user-friendly fold-out maps and insider tips, this pocket guide takes you to the best that Florence and Tuscany have to offer. Heres what to see and do, and where to eat, drink, shop, and stayfrom the City of Flowers to the rolling hills and medieval towns beyond! Top Picks direct you to not-to-be-missed attractions, and handy Notes pages are included to jot down all your fa... read more

I'm Dead, Now What?: Important Information About My Belongings, Business Affairs, and Wishes

Peter Pauper Press

Yes, it has a quirky cover design that will appeal to certain sensibilities, but the contents of this peace-of-mind planner are no-nonsense. Use it to gather those vital details about your contacts, legal matters, health, financial affairs, instructions, and more. Enter the information in this guided planner, and keep it in a secure location. Valuable and practical, it is a tremendous gift for... read more

Yes, it has a quirky cover design that will appeal to certain sensibilities, but the contents of this peace-of-mind planner are no-nonsense. Use it to gather those vital details about your contacts, legal matters, health, financial affairs, instructions, and more. Enter the information in this guided planner, and keep it in a secure location. Valuable and practical, it is a tremendous gift for... read more

Peace of Mind Planner: Important Information about My Belongings, Business Affairs, and Wishes

Peter Pauper Press Inc

Use this helpful planner to give you and your loved ones peace of mind! Enter vital details about your contacts, legal matters, health, financial affairs, instructions, and more in this guided planner, and keep it in a secure location. Archival, acid-free paper helps preserve your information. Durable hardcover with concealed wire-o binding. 96 pages with 17 tabbed sections. Measures 8-1/2'' w... read more

Use this helpful planner to give you and your loved ones peace of mind! Enter vital details about your contacts, legal matters, health, financial affairs, instructions, and more in this guided planner, and keep it in a secure location. Archival, acid-free paper helps preserve your information. Durable hardcover with concealed wire-o binding. 96 pages with 17 tabbed sections. Measures 8-1/2'' w... read more

Kids' Travel Journal (Vacation Diary, Trip Notebook)

Peter Pauper Press

Taking a trip? Going on vacation? Great! Use this journal to keep a record of everything!Plan your trip and packing list.Write what happened on the way there and back.Write down what you did.Sketch what you saw.Rate each day.Paste in photos, tickets, maps, postcards, and more.Keep more stuff in the back pocket.Journal also includes:Puzzles and games.Maps of the world, North America, and Europe... read more

Taking a trip? Going on vacation? Great! Use this journal to keep a record of everything!Plan your trip and packing list.Write what happened on the way there and back.Write down what you did.Sketch what you saw.Rate each day.Paste in photos, tickets, maps, postcards, and more.Keep more stuff in the back pocket.Journal also includes:Puzzles and games.Maps of the world, North America, and Europe... read more

Let's Make a Movie! An Interactive Guide to Turning Your Amazing Ideas into Awesome Films!

Danny Tieger

Today's kids have all the technology they need to make everyday movies and videos, but lack the know-how to make a movie they'd consider awesome and satisfying.Here is a step-by-step guide to doing just that, from using your phone or camera to tell a story, to Film Development, Shooting, Editing, and more.Packed with tips, tricks, and info that will help kids develop confidence, use their imag... read more

Today's kids have all the technology they need to make everyday movies and videos, but lack the know-how to make a movie they'd consider awesome and satisfying.Here is a step-by-step guide to doing just that, from using your phone or camera to tell a story, to Film Development, Shooting, Editing, and more.Packed with tips, tricks, and info that will help kids develop confidence, use their imag... read more

Handwriting: Learn Cursive! (Letter Tracing, Practice)

Peter Pauper Press

This fun workbook can help kids teach themselves how to write in cursive (also known as longhand or script) or allow them to refine the writing skills they already have. This book includes:Pages of capital and lowercase letters.Follow-the-arrow diagrams that show how to make the letters.Words to copy that begin with all the letters of the alphabet.Sentences to copy.Guides for writing the names... read more

This fun workbook can help kids teach themselves how to write in cursive (also known as longhand or script) or allow them to refine the writing skills they already have. This book includes:Pages of capital and lowercase letters.Follow-the-arrow diagrams that show how to make the letters.Words to copy that begin with all the letters of the alphabet.Sentences to copy.Guides for writing the names... read more

Handwriting: Learn to Print! (Letter Tracing, Practice)

Peter Pauper Press

This fun workbook can help younger kids teach themselves how to print or help them refine the writing skills they already have. This book includes:Pages of capital and lowercase letters.Follow-the-arrow diagrams that show children how to make the letters.Words to copy that begin with all the letters of the alphabet.Sentences to copy.Guides for writing the names of months, the days of the week,... read more

This fun workbook can help younger kids teach themselves how to print or help them refine the writing skills they already have. This book includes:Pages of capital and lowercase letters.Follow-the-arrow diagrams that show children how to make the letters.Words to copy that begin with all the letters of the alphabet.Sentences to copy.Guides for writing the names of months, the days of the week,... read more

Revolutionary Women: Amazing Women of the United States, from the 1600s through 1900s

Inc. Peter Pauper Press

Finally! A Pocket Gift Edition devoted to HERstory!This little volume offers great quotations, mini biographies, and images of some of America's most amazing women -- some famous, others less known, including Native Americans, African Americans, suffragettes, abolitionists, journalists, writers, artists, and more.From Pocahontas to Nellie Bly, get acquainted with the fabulous female movers and... read more

Finally! A Pocket Gift Edition devoted to HERstory!This little volume offers great quotations, mini biographies, and images of some of America's most amazing women -- some famous, others less known, including Native Americans, African Americans, suffragettes, abolitionists, journalists, writers, artists, and more.From Pocahontas to Nellie Bly, get acquainted with the fabulous female movers and... read more

Believe (Mini book with Gift Card Holder) (Artisan Petite)

Peter Pauper Press

Filled with quotations about believing in yourself, this inspiring mini-book can help you unlock the door to life's possibilities.Artisan Petites mini books feature soft, leather-like covers made in Italy, elegant embossing, gilded silver page edges, and ribbon bookmarks.Includes a gift card pocket inside the front cover (gift card not included).96 pages.3-1/8'' wide x 3-7/8'' high.The perfect... read more

Filled with quotations about believing in yourself, this inspiring mini-book can help you unlock the door to life's possibilities.Artisan Petites mini books feature soft, leather-like covers made in Italy, elegant embossing, gilded silver page edges, and ribbon bookmarks.Includes a gift card pocket inside the front cover (gift card not included).96 pages.3-1/8'' wide x 3-7/8'' high.The perfect... read more

Zen (mini book with gift card holder)

Peter Pauper Press

In this complex world, it may be difficult to achieve mindfulness and far too easy to lose one's sense of self. Let this little volume provide a bit of zenspiration.Appealing mini book is filled with calming proverbs, haikus, quotes, koans, wisdom, and humor.Classic and favorite samplings from sages East and West, such as Buddha, Thich Nhat Hanh, Steve Jobs, Walt Whitman, and many more.Keep a ... read more

In this complex world, it may be difficult to achieve mindfulness and far too easy to lose one's sense of self. Let this little volume provide a bit of zenspiration.Appealing mini book is filled with calming proverbs, haikus, quotes, koans, wisdom, and humor.Classic and favorite samplings from sages East and West, such as Buddha, Thich Nhat Hanh, Steve Jobs, Walt Whitman, and many more.Keep a ... read more

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